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New Report from Human-Rights Group Yields Another Reason to Stop Smokingnew

The Plan International report interviewed 44 Malawian teens about their experiences working full-time on tobacco farms. The kids described work that's too difficult for people their size, 12-hour days (at the least) with few breaks and average pay of 18 cents a day. They also reported being hit, tormented and raped by supervisors.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Editorial  |  08-26-2009  |  Science

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